A summary of the book brave new world by aldous huxley

The last chapter of the book aims to propose action which could be taken to prevent a democracy from turning into the totalitarian world described in Brave New World.

That evening he is found dead in the lighthouse as he hangs from an archway. Much of the discourse on man's future before was based on the thesis that humanity would solve all economic and social issues. John pulls out his ancient copy of the Complete Works of Shakespeare and starts to read.

During a storm, she became lost, and circumstances forced him to leave her there.

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History, religion, and science only serve to create emotions that destabilize society and thus lead to unhappiness. He is overwhelmed with guilt and self-hatred. We think it's safe to say nobody lives happily-ever-after in this story. There he tries to purify himself of civilization with ritual whippings and vomiting. Bernard Marx, an Alpha, is one of the main characters of the story. Brave New World was Huxley's fifth novel and first dystopian work. His success with Lenina, and his casual attitude about it, infuriate the jealous Bernard. He is shorter in stature than the average member of his high caste, which gives him an inferiority complex. Bernard, overjoyed but embarrassed, flies a helicopter to meet a friend of his, Helmholtz Watson. Buy lots of clothes. This leaves John and Mustapha, who engage in lengthy, didactic arguments about literature, passion, emotion, suffering, and God. Any residual unhappiness is resolved by an antidepressant and hallucinogenic drug called soma. He has read nothing but the complete works of William Shakespeare , which he quotes extensively, and, for the most part, aptly, though his allusion to the "Brave New World" Miranda's words in The Tempest takes on a darker and bitterly ironic resonance as the novel unfolds. She eventually dies because of it, which causes John to go on an anti-soma rampage in the hallway of the hospital. She remembers that he is particularly hairy when he takes his clothes off.

Bernard pleads for a second chance, but Helmholtz welcomes the opportunity to be a true individual, and chooses the Falkland Islands as his destination, believing that their bad weather will inspire his writing.

He then tries to break up a distribution of soma to a lower-caste group, telling them that he is freeing them.

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The next morning, he expresses regret—they should have waited, he tells her, before having sex. Despite following her usual precautions, Linda became pregnant with the Director's son during their time together and was therefore unable to return to the World State by the time that she found her way to Malpais.

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Brave New World Summary